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Tennessee Resources for Coronavirus Support

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Looking for the latest information about COVID-19 in Tennessee? There are lots of reliable resources available and AARP Tennessee wanted to put them in one place for easy reference.


Information & Assistance for older adults
TN Commission on Aging & Disability: Information and Assistance Line 1-866-836-6678

Mental Health
Tennessee Statewide 24/7 Crisis Line: 1-855-CRISIS-1 or 1-855-274-7471
Tennessee Crisis Text Line: Text “TN” to 741741

Scams
Scammers are already trying to take advantage of this pandemic by stealing your money.
Visit the AARP Fraud Watch Network for tips to avoid being the victim of fraud.
Scammers are also committing Medicare fraud. In some cases, they might tell you they'll send a Cornavirus test, masks, or other items in exchange for your Medicare number. Need help identifying and preventing Medicare fraud? Call TN Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) at 1-866-836-7677.

Long Term Care Questions
Tennessee State Long Term Care Ombudsman: 1-877-236-0013

Medicare Questions
Tennessee State Health Insurance Program (TN SHIP): 1-877-801-0044

Case Reporting & Information
Centers For Disease Control: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus or call 1-800-232-4636
Tennessee Dept. of Health: www.tn.gov/health
or call the COVID-19 Public Information Number: 1-833-556-2476
AARP Coronavirus Information: www.aarp.org/coronavirus or call 1-888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277)

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